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Get motivated

Get Motivated

Lessons inLeadership

Created by: Donna Golab

The road to success
The Road to Success

  • If you want something badly enough, be persistent

    • “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

  • Write your own personal definition of success

  • Opportunities for success are unlimited

  • Never take your success for granted

  • Success is a choice

    • Only you can build the foundation for your success.

    • Your thoughts and actions can determine how successful you will be in life.

Tom Hanks

Communicating for success
Communicating for Success

  • Talking

    • Good communication

    • Right attitude

    • Respect people

    • Maintain eye contact

    • Be open and honest

    • Be willing to reveal information that you are asking

  • Listening

    • Ask follow-up questions

    • Show interest

Larry King

How do you succeed
How Do You Succeed

  • Meet the general needs and wants of people

  • Your success is someone else’s success

    • Provide jobs, services, etc.

  • Business and charity are two sides of the same coin

  • Change rules of game

Steve Forbes

Five principles to success
Five Principles to Success

  • Strive to make a difference

  • Be willing to take on risks, different challenges, important assignments

  • Be self aware and open to feedback

    • Be an open and active listener

    • Don’t be defensive

    • Take accountability for yourself and your actions

  • Find a coach

    • Build relationships that will help you succeed

  • Always maintain integrity

    • Do the right thing

    • Treat others with respect

    • Be tough minded, but soft hearted

Rick Belluzzo

Spiritual side of success
Spiritual Side of Success

  • Observe the spiritual precondition for success

  • Pursue intimacy with God

  • Be at peace with God and man

  • Live free

  • Stand firm in faith

Peter Lowe

Lessons in success
Lessons in Success

  • Be the best

  • Love your product

  • Play up your strengths

  • Keep your sense of humor

  • Don’t pay attention to criticism

  • Keep your eye on the prize

George Foreman

Accelerate your business and personal success
Accelerate Your Business and Personal Success

  • There’s always more than one way of looking at it.

  • First key to creating breakthroughs in your life is congruent with who we are in body, soul, and spirit.

  • Change your outcome, change your words, speak what you want.

  • Our words determine the destination and reality of our lives.

  • Our minds are controlled by the words we speak.

Peter Lowe


  • Respect differing opinions

  • Keep good people

  • Work for the future

  • Speak and act with conviction

  • Improve conditions for others

  • Accept the consequences of your actions

President Gerald R. Ford

Six keys to effective leadership
Six Keys to Effective Leadership

  • Know what you believe

    • Religiously

    • Politically

    • Socially

    • Know your destination

    • Determine your goals

  • Be an optimist

  • Have a set of goals and courage

    • Courage is having fear and making the right decision anyway

  • Practice relentless preparation

    • Continue to study

    • Attain knowledge

    • Acquire skills

    • Anticipate everything (plan, practice, prepare)

  • Teamwork

    • You can build a strong team by figuring out your weaknesses

    • Find people who do your weaknesses well, that is where you need help

  • Communicate effectively

    • Written and Verbal

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

How to lead in difficult times
How to Lead in Difficult Times

  • Be there when things go wrong

  • Care about people

  • Think positive

  • Never give up

  • Get ideas from your mind and heart and get it to others

  • Know things about yourself so you can lead others

  • Balance strengths and weaknesses

  • Be confident, know what you are talking about

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

Leadership values
Leadership Values

  • Value of the family

  • Value of compassion

  • Value of contribution

  • Value of bringing people together

President George W. Bush

Characteristics of leadership
Characteristics of Leadership

  • Sense of values

    • Help others

    • Give the other guy credit

    • Listen more

    • Don’t talk about yourself

    • Be fair

    • Be honest

President George Bush and his mother

Leadership secrets
Leadership Secrets

  • Work your way to the top

  • Complete the task at hand

  • React quickly to crisis

  • Prepare for criticism and don’t take it personally

  • Stick to your convictions

  • Lead by integrity

  • Live beyond yourself

Margaret Thatcher

How to manage lead and succeed
How to Manage, Lead and Succeed

  • Innovation is key

    • Better product or service

    • Create new category

  • Company’s success begins with its people

    • Highly motivated and supported workforce

    • Hire people with passion and energy

  • Reach out to customers

    • Consistent, dedicated strategy to build customer loyalty

Rick Belluzzo

Thoughts from rick belluzzo
Thoughts from Rick Belluzzo

  • Believe in yourself

  • Be positive

  • Be proactive

  • Be energetic

  • Be willing to learn

Make a difference
Make a Difference

  • What can I do to effect positive change for others?

  • How will I commit my time to making a difference?

  • How will I commit my money to making a difference?

  • How will I use my influence to make a difference?

John Walsh

Thoughts from suze orman
Thoughts from Suze Orman

  • What do you have to get motivated about?

    • Make more with what you already have!

  • List what you have

  • Make more money out of less

  • Make every dollar you have count

  • Have a will

Inspirations by zig ziglar
Inspirations by Zig Ziglar

  • You don’t drown by falling in water, you drown when you stay there.

  • You can do it.

  • Automobile University—build winning attitude and stay motivated.

  • Tomorrow will be better.

  • Love you.

  • I have faith in you.

  • I’m doing better than good!

  • You can’t climb a smooth mountain, it has to have rough edges.

Thoughts from zig ziglar
Thoughts from Zig Ziglar

  • It is better to train and lose employees than not train and keep them.

  • Stress—a little is good, too much is harmful; and it effects job, relationships, health, etc.

  • Respond is positive, react is negative.

  • Every failure is not always bad, it is a valley of the mountain.

  • Environment will improve if you think positive.

  • What you send out, you will get back.

  • What you say impacts others—for the good or bad.

  • You have to identify the problem before it can be solved.

  • Once trust is lost, it is very hard to regain.

Do you see what i see
Do You See What I See?

  • Use vision to create change

  • Attributes of an effective shared vision

    • Feasible-shows realistic picture of future with goals

    • Desirable-appeals to long-term interests of all

    • Focused-provides clear guidance in decision making process

    • Flexible-allow alternate responses in changing conditions

    • Communicable-easy to communicate

    • United-everyone accountable for their contribution

Staff Writer

The top ten time wasters
The Top Ten Time Wasters

  • Shifting priorities

  • Telephone interruptions

  • Lack of direction/objectives

  • Attempting too much

  • Drop-in visitors

  • Ineffective delegation

  • Cluttered desk/losing things

  • Procrastination/lack of self-discipline

  • Inability to say “no”

  • Meetings

Staff Writer

How to be more organized productive and effective
How to be More Organized, Productive, and Effective

  • Visualize

    • Focus on desired outcome, not the effort

  • Get started

    • Organize your environment

  • Write it down

    • Assign time slots to tasks

    • Create an ideal schedule

  • Do daily planning

  • Avoid distractions

  • Clear the clutter

    • Bring in new, eliminate something else

  • Reward yourself

  • Maintain balance

    • Seven vital areas: Health, Family, Financial, Intellectual, Social, Professional, and Spiritual

Staff Writer

Bring it on
Bring It On!

  • Identify your competition

  • Analyze the competition

  • Be your best

  • Enjoy the competition

Jamie Sale and David Pelletier


  • Secret to success is hard work

    • Be a leader

    • Lead by example

  • Mental preparation is key

  • Adjust—make changes

  • Learn from mistakes

    • Remember what you did wrong

  • Determination

Ben Roethlisberger

Become champions
Become Champions

  • Set your goals

  • Stay focused

  • Maintain your determination

  • Believe in your success

  • Show good sportsmanship

  • Recognize your success

Venus and Serena Williams

What is a winning belief system
What is a Winning Belief System?

  • The assurance of things not yet seen.

  • Create a winning belief system by looking at life in different ways.

  • For our circumstances to change, we have to change.

  • What you believe is more important than how you believe.

  • We don’t just need information for success; we need transformation.

  • To change: Stop doing what you are doing now and repent.

  • Winners don’t give up; they get up!

Peter Lowe

Building a better you
Building a Better You

  • Quality of life

    • Your choices make it better or worse

    • Attitude makes a difference

    • You need to laugh

    • The way you see your future is important

    • Set goals

    • Make commitment

    • Every minute has value

    • Truth always works

    • We have to prioritize life

    • Joy comes when you do things for other people

Zig Ziglar

Live a life of balance
Live a Life of Balance

  • Identify the elements of a balanced life

  • Establish priorities

  • Plan your day

  • Keep personal commitments

  • Manage your time

  • Avoid pitfalls

  • Don’t neglect your health

  • Resist procrastination

  • Set a bottom line

  • Don’t be afraid to delegate

  • Stay focused

  • Level with others

Staff Writer

Goal achievement
Goal Achievement

  • Plan with attitude

  • Prepare with aptitude

  • Participate with servitude

  • Receive with gratitude, and that should be enough to

  • Separate you from the multitudes

Krish Dhanam

Top seven traits of good communicators
Top Seven Traits of Good Communicators

  • Look at things from a new angle, taking unexpected points of view on familiar subjects

  • Broaden horizons

  • Don’t talk about yourself all the time

  • Curious, ask questions, learn new things

  • Empathize

  • Have a sense of humor

  • Enthusiastic, communicating a passion for what they are doing with their lives and an interest in you and your life as well

Larry King

Rebounding from failure
Rebounding from Failure

  • Accept the failure

  • Understand what caused the problem

  • Evaluate what can be done to correct the problem

  • Create a strategy and plan

  • Execute the strategy

  • Remember what caused the problem

Staff Writer

The six knows to get the yes
The Six “Knows” to get the “Yes”

  • Preparation—gather information

  • Prospecting—identify organizations

  • Prospect—understand differences

  • Product—interpret how your products/services benefit your prospects, then communicate value to them

  • Process—implement prospect-centered process

    • TRUST—Think, Relate, Uncover the needs, Sell the solution, Take action and close

  • Person—possessing the confidence in yourself

Bryan Flanagan

How may i help you
How May I Help You?

  • Customer is always right

    • Understand your customer

    • Value your customer

  • Service with a smile

    • Positive attitude

  • Satisfaction guaranteed

    • Foresee the needs of a customer before they complain

Staff Writer

Let s make a deal
Let’s Make a Deal

  • Be prepared

    • Preparation, planning, and practice

  • Know your bottom line

    • Determine what you want before coming to the table

  • Know your audience

  • Set your goals high enough

  • Listen and acknowledge

  • Avoid emotions—stay neutral

  • Be prepared to walk away

  • Negotiate in good faith

  • Be patient

Staff Writer

Turn problem people into profitable relationships
Turn Problem People into Profitable Relationships

  • Start by acknowledging the other person’s situation

  • Stay calm and continue to listen

  • Be compassionate

  • Help resolve the problem

  • Give in to minor points

  • List the possible solutions and their alternatives

  • Thank them

Staff Writer

Six core principles for optimal health
Six Core Principles for Optimal Health

  • Drink six to eight glasses of clean water daily

  • Get back to basics and rediscover delicious whole foods

  • Add movement to your life

  • Maintain a healthy weight

  • Get acquainted with natural healing remedies

  • Get on the prescription alternatives vitamin and mineral plan

Dr. Earl Mindell

How to raise successful confident kids
How to Raise Successful, Confident Kids

  • Communication

  • Discipline

  • Self-Esteem

  • Empathy

    • Ability to identify with and feel for other people’s concern for determining right and wrong

  • Unconditional love

Staff Writer


  • Slides were created from Get Motivated seminar notes and workbook.

  • Thanks to all presenters at the Get Motivated seminar.

  • Special thanks to Peter Lowe and his entire staff for the inspirations, thoughts, and advice.